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Manicomio - Gutter Lane

) #3,471 of 18,172 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean, European
6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
+44 20 7726 5010
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been here a number of times either to grab a salad at lunch time or have a sit down with colleagues or friends working nearby. The food is always very good and the service is professional and speedy. Great place for a business lunch.

Thank Joethomas85
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped here for lunch with a colleague. I had the veal t-bone (yes checked it was indeed British veal). It was done perfectly accompanied by a very nice chianti (which they do by the glass). My colleague opted for the lamb which he also enjoyed....More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a gin-infused dinner for this party of four -- first sitting outside on a balmy summer evening enjoying two-for-one cocktails and then upstairs for dinner where corporate gatherings prevailed. I can thoroughly recommend the rabbit tagliatelle, while others at the table all gushed...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is excellent, I have to admit. But service is terrible....terrible.....terrible. Waiters, waitress and their boss, serving you with a rigid face, not a single smile, not even looking at you, arrogant behaviour, and taking guests for granted as if we were invited free of...More

Thank Loay E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...can be a bit hit and miss! I go there quite regularly as the food is great but the last time i booked for the second floor which has a lovely ambience but the maitre'd was a bit off even though the actual waiter was...More

Thank Mav61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trendy upscale trattoria located down a small alley, hidden behind an office building. It's hard to find (my friend took me here), thus it's mostly local employees who eat here, not tourists. Airy, modern interior on 3 floors, the downstairs is casual, upstairs you will...More

Thank rossvesq
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had this Restaurant as my second choice option, but recommended it for day 2 of my corporate meetings in London. I wasn't disappointed, the food was lovely, the wine outstanding and the service was seamless and non-intrusive. The staff were well informed. I enjoyed...More

Thank Caroleanne R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

one of the best lunch in the city and good value as well, the choice of meal for the take away is impressive and everything range from good to excellent.The eat-in is one step above in terms of quality and more expensive as well. The...More

Thank eben92
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant makes a good venue for business lunches. Service is efficient and the food is good quality Italian fare making use of seasonal produce. Always a pleasure to eat there!

Thank janeW5988II
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It's open all day! Pre-breakfast to post dinner drinks. Nice feel and ambience. Warm staff, lovely outside space.

Thank Stephen A
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
  • Public Transportation: St Paul’s / Mansion House
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7726 5010
Located on Gutter Lane in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral, Manicomio restaurant in a stunning Sir Norman Foster designed building, offers an spectacular dining experience. On the ground floor we offer breakfast and lunch in a casual atmosphere with a bar and snacks during the evening. On the first floor we have a 50 seater ala carte restaurant, serving the finest of Italian cuisine by Chef Tom Salt, available Lunch and Dinner. On the third floor we have our roundhouse bar. This consists of 40 seater ala carte menu for lunch and a relaxed cocktail bar for the evening. This space is available for private parties in the evening and week-ends. Cafe opening hours: breakfast 7am -11am, lunch 12 - 3pm, bar snacks 6pm - 10pm Restaurant opening hours:breakfast 7.30am to 10am, lunch 11.45 - 3pm, dinner 6pm - 10pm Reservations are taken only for the restaurant.
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